The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 374 338 360
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Contract jobs citing STL 55 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.22% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 39
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.33% -11.76%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6954 6807 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.97% 30.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 4877 5089
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 15
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 7 £575 -8.00% 5
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for STL.

1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 60 (58.82%) Linux
3 59 (57.84%) OO
4 58 (56.86%) Oracle
5 57 (55.88%) Unix
6 56 (54.90%) SQL
7 53 (51.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 50 (49.02%) Python
9 48 (47.06%) Multithreading
10 39 (38.24%) OLTP
11 33 (32.35%) Windows
11 33 (32.35%) Release Management
11 33 (32.35%) Software Engineering
12 32 (31.37%) SDLC
12 32 (31.37%) Perl
13 27 (26.47%) Front Office
14 26 (25.49%) Finance
15 24 (23.53%) MySQL
15 24 (23.53%) Oracle Database
15 24 (23.53%) Database Tuning
16 20 (19.61%) Low Latency
16 20 (19.61%) Derivative
17 19 (18.63%) C#
17 19 (18.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 16 (15.69%) .NET
18 16 (15.69%) OOP
18 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (15.69%) Electronic Trading
19 15 (14.71%) Fixed Income
20 14 (13.73%) RDBMS

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.24%) OLTP
2 24 (23.53%) MySQL
2 24 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 14 (13.73%) RDBMS
3 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.80%) ObjectStore
6 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (26.47%) Front Office
2 26 (25.49%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (99.02%) Developer
2 92 (90.20%) C++ Developer
3 36 (35.29%) Linux Developer
3 36 (35.29%) Unix Developer
4 34 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
5 24 (23.53%) MySQL Developer
6 16 (15.69%) Front Office Developer
7 12 (11.76%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
7 12 (11.76%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 12 (11.76%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 12 (11.76%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Python Developer
9 9 (8.82%) C++/Java Developer
9 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Quantitative Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Energy Trading Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Visual C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (51.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (15.69%) .NET
3 13 (12.75%) MFC
4 12 (11.76%) ATL
5 10 (9.80%) Django
5 10 (9.80%) Twisted
5 10 (9.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (9.80%) ZeroMQ
6 6 (5.88%) XML
7 5 (4.90%) Middleware
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.98%) COM
8 1 (0.98%) CSS
8 1 (0.98%) EJB
8 1 (0.98%) J2EE
8 1 (0.98%) JSP
8 1 (0.98%) Swing
8 1 (0.98%) Web Services
8 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Derivative
2 19 (18.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (14.71%) Fixed Income
4 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
5 11 (10.78%) Algorithms
6 9 (8.82%) N-Tier
7 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (4.90%) Equities
10 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 60 (58.82%) Linux
2 57 (55.88%) Unix
3 33 (32.35%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) OO
2 48 (47.06%) Multithreading
3 33 (32.35%) Release Management
3 33 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 32 (31.37%) SDLC
5 24 (23.53%) Database Tuning
6 20 (19.61%) Low Latency
7 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.69%) Electronic Trading
7 16 (15.69%) OOP
8 13 (12.75%) OOD
9 12 (11.76%) ETRM
9 12 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 11 (10.78%) High Availability
11 7 (6.86%) Algorithmic Trading
11 7 (6.86%) TDD
12 6 (5.88%) Regression Testing
12 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.88%) Validation
13 5 (4.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (54.90%) SQL
3 50 (49.02%) Python
4 32 (31.37%) Perl
5 19 (18.63%) C#
6 14 (13.73%) VC++
7 11 (10.78%) Java
8 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 58 (56.86%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) OpenLink
3 5 (4.90%) Solace
4 2 (1.96%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft